Communications

Through our articles, resources and multiple communications CMS offers ongoing educational services to its members and their practices.

The Colorado Medical Society and the American Medical Association have a strong partnership that delivers results for us on a regular basis. Particularly in the arenas of physician and patient advocacy, our work on behalf of Colorado physicians would be suboptimal without their resources, experience and expertise.

Tuesday, March 01, 2016
AMA urges DOJ to block mergers
AMA Antitrust Attorney Henry Allen explains dangers to physicians and patients of allowing health plan mergers


Friday, January 01, 2016
Insurance-industry-proposed mergers: Colorado regulators okay Aetna-Humana merger without notice
CMS vigorously objects; considering all options



Friday, September 11, 2015
AMA releases analyses on potential Anthem-Cigna and Aetna-Humana mergers
Nearly half of all states could see diminished competition in local health insurance markets


Tuesday, September 01, 2015
AMA legal brief
Managing antitrust risks post-North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners v. FTC Supreme Court opinion



Thursday, July 09, 2015
Federal CMS and AMA announce ICD-10 grace period
Colorado delegation to AMA was instrumental in formulating policy



Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Annual meeting report
Colorado AMA Delegation leads way for new policy to seek ICD-10 grace period for physicians after implementation


Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Beyond the SGR fix
Additional changes under H.R. 2 will benefit Colorado



Friday, May 01, 2015
SGR repeal
Medicare payment formula bites the dust



Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Congress votes to repeal SGR
Thanks to all physician advocates for your work